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Our latest #BeautyBoss is Dusan Sajic, Founder of Sajic Skin Science—a revolutionary skincare line that addresses all seven pillars of skin health and targets the root of skin issues as opposed to just treating symptoms. Focusing on research, innovation and clinical efficacy, their system of breakthrough formulas helps people achieve optimal skin health.

Sajic Skin Science products are free from animal research, responsibly sourced, and the brand is working with leading manufacturers to create an innovative line of products in refillable bottles that will reduce waste by as much as 70% to help mitigate their carbon footrpint while continuing to lead the evolution toward a carbon neutral industry.


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An international board certified medical and cosmetic dermatologist and director of the deRMA Skin Institute in Ontario, Canada, Dr. Sajic is one of the leading skincare innovators in North America. For the past 22 years, he has implemented industry-leading technology to pioneer new and non-invasive skincare therapies. He also works with other industry leaders to conduct phase II to IV studies in medical and cosmetic dermatology to enhance and evaluate the safety and effectiveness of next generation skincare products.

We interviewed Dr. Sajic, who shared the inspiration behind his line, his unique approach to beauty, signature procedures and treatments, and more.

When was the Derma Skin Institute founded?

At the Derma Skin Institute, we believe that beauty, health and science are all interconnected. That's why we founded our DErmatology Research Medicine Aesthetic Institute in 2017 with a passion for providing the best possible care to our patients. Our philosophy is simple: to incorporate all of these elements when treating our patients, so they can achieve the most radiant and healthy-looking skin.

Whether you're looking to prevent skin cancer or reverse signs of aging, our team of experts will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that balances the risks and benefits of each option. We understand that every patient is unique, which is why we offer a range of therapies to minimize scars or blemishes and maximize your results.

At the Derma Skin Institute, we're committed to pushing the boundaries of dermatology care. That's why we actively search for better ways to help our patients and offer groundbreaking FDA and Health Canada approved research studies. We take our responsibility to provide the best possible outcomes very seriously, and we believe that the key to achieving this is by considering all three pillars of dermatology: research, medicine, and aesthetics.

What services do you offer?

At our clinic, we're dedicated to helping patients with suboptimal skin achieve their best possible outcomes. We focus on using the latest cutting-edge protocols and combination therapy to minimize the need for oral medication and reduce the duration and frequency of disease flares. Our approach blends natural and modern medicine to provide optimal results while prioritizing patient safety and comfort.

We offer a range of services designed to address the unique needs of each patient. For those struggling with acne scarring, we provide a comprehensive range of treatments, including subcision, punch excisions, TCA cross, Fraxel laser, Co2 laser, RF microneedling, and Erbium Yag laser. Our team is also committed to skin cancer prevention and treatment, with options such as ablative and non-ablative laser prophylaxis, photodynamic therapy, excisions, and skin surgery.

If you're interested in injectable treatments, we offer botulinum toxin and dermal fillers, including biostimulatory fillers like Sculptra and Radiesse, as well as hyaluronic acid fillers. Our team will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that meets your unique needs and goals. We also offer body contouring services using the innovative inMode Evolve Transfor system, which targets skin laxity, muscle tone, and non-invasive fat reduction.

At our clinic, we understand that hair loss can be a source of frustration and self-consciousness. That's why we offer a range of hair loss treatments to help our patients regain their confidence and achieve fuller, healthier hair. Whether you're struggling with acne scarring, skin cancer, hair loss, or other skin concerns, our team is here to help you achieve your best possible outcomes.

Do you have a specialty?

Our specialty is researching, implementing, optimizing and innovating bespoke treatments to our patients that come in with the above conditions. We feel that cookie cutters should be left in the kitchen and that every patient that we treat deserves to have their needs assessed and treated in a unique way that addresses their unique needs. Even twins in our clinic will find that their regimens may differ.

We have developed several proprietary and trademarked assessment and treatment tools that allow us to do this. We spent the better part of the last decade developing a topical therapy that assesses the seven pillars of optimal skin health—the epidermal barrier, moisturizing factors, structural components (collagen and elastin), inflammatory response, microbiome, responses to radial oxygen species and DNA damage. When you think about it, all skin disease stems from derangements from one or more of these pillars and restoring the health and optimal function of each results in getting back healthy skin.



Do you offer a signature treatment? What’s most popular?

At our clinic, we've developed the innovative 5 Dimension Skin Plan to address the root causes of accelerated aging. By focusing on the five key dimensions of skin health—bone changes, fat repositioning, dermal changes, epidermal changes, and muscle changes—we're able to create a personalized treatment plan that rebuilds, restores, and optimizes each of these dimensions.

Our approach isn't about reversing aging or being anti-aging. Instead, we're committed to supporting your skin at any age, so it can function at its best possible. We call it pro-optimal aging. By paying careful attention to each of these dimensions, we can review each patient's concerns in detail and address the ones that are most affected and most important to them.

For some patients, the decrease in surface function of the skin leads to skin cancer, so we address all causes of this and work together to find ways to optimize, treat, and prevent it. For patients who are worried that they look older than they feel, we restore all layers of the skin, including elasticity, to avoid treating just one dimension with fillers alone. This allows us to achieve natural, balanced, and radiant results that look like the best possible version of yourself, rather than an overdone or artificial look.

At our clinic, we believe that true beauty comes from feeling confident and comfortable in your own skin. Whether you're concerned about the signs of aging, skin cancer, or simply want to optimize the health and appearance of your skin, our team is here to help you achieve your goals and live your best life.

A popular treatment that many patients start with at our clinic is combining our in-house developed Sajic Skincare topical treatment with other rejuvenating treatments. For those looking to take their skin care to the next level, we may add skin rejuvenating devices such as Fraxel Laser and Sylfirm X Radiofrequency Microneedling. These treatments work together to rebuild the components of the skin that are lost or damaged over time due to environmental, physical, and psychological stressors.

For patients with moderate damage, we find that the skin cells need to be woken up and re-energized. In these cases, we may incorporate biostimulatory fillers such as Sculptra and Radiesse. These fillers don't change the shape of the face, but instead, activate dormant cells in the skin to produce and repair damaged elements like hyaluronic acid, collagen, and elastin.

Choosing the right combination of treatments is unique to each patient, which is why we recommend meeting with our team to design a personalized treatment plan that meets all of your specific needs. At our clinic, we're committed to providing the best possible care to our patients. By combining in-house developed Sajic Skin care with other cutting-edge treatments, we can help you achieve healthy, radiant, and youthful-looking skin. Let us help you discover the perfect combination of treatments to meet your skin care goals and restore your confidence.


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